Mapping Bulletin - Wisconsin Geospatial News

November 18, 2015

Today is GIS Day.

November 18, 2015

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is planning to require registration of recreational drones (also known as UAS or Unmanned Aerial Systems) to mitigate safety concerns.

November 13, 2015

A study of the settlement history of Washington Island, Wisconsin, by Will Craig and colleagues is now available as an SCO publication.

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November 13, 2015

Imagery data from the National Agriculture Imagery Program are expected to be available from the NRCS Geospatial Data Gateway within the next month.

November 03, 2015

Details of the first meeting of the the newly created Wisconsin Land Information Council.

November 03, 2015

The SCO has released a suite of ArcPy tools to handle the most common hurdles to parcel data submission.

October 23, 2015

Update to Senate bill eliminates language that implies $2 million could be removed from the Wisconsin Land Information Program.

October 15, 2015

Politics associated with the longstanding and sometimes controversial "smart growth" initiative in Wisconsin may once again threaten to remove $2 million from the Wisconsin Land Information Program (WLIP).

October 07, 2015

The fieldwork season has wrapped up and the Wiscland 2 team is now making maps!  Between the beginning of June and end of August, DNR field crews gathered over 16,000 additional sample points representing the current land cover of our state.

September 30, 2015

The first "Geospatial Core Technical Knowledge Exams" now required for GISP certification will be offered November 12-17, 2015.

September 11, 2015

New online/e-mail group seeks to improve communications between municipal GIS stakeholders in Wisconsin.

September 10, 2015

The American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Western Great Lakes Region is sponsoring a gathering of geospatial professionals on the afternoon of September 22nd.

September 04, 2015

The annual EWUG conference is scheduled for December 3rd and 4th at the Hilton Milwaukee City Center.